Managing Director, Head of Canada (on parental leave)
Claire Van Wyk-Allan, CAIA joined AIMA as Director, Head of Canada in 2018. She has over 12 years of professional experience in alternative investments, leadership, strategy and business development.
Prior to joining AIMA, Claire was a Business Development Manager, Advisor Channel Sales at RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), where she covered retail advisors in GTA West and was awarded for Top BDM activity in 2016. Previously, she was the Manager, Sales Support at RBC GAM, where she managed a team of Sales Coordinators across Canada. Claire began her career at Arrow Capital, where she spent almost four years as Regional Manager, covering advisors across Ontario.
Having served on the AIMA Canada Executive Committee for almost four years before joining AIMA as staff, Claire has also served as Board Liaison for the Sales Practices Committee and previously, as Co-Chair for the Events Committee. She has also been a two-time Co-Chair for Help for Children’s Hedge Funds Care Canada Gala. Claire graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, specialising in Finance, and is a CAIA Charterholder.